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The European Commission, Directorate-General XIII-D, has issued a review "Available studies on innovation management techniques", which promotes the following methodologies, among others:

- Diagnosis of innovation profile;
- Technology and competitive watch;
- Business proces...
The European Commission, Directorate-General XIII-D, has issued a review "Available studies on innovation management techniques", which promotes the following methodologies, among others:

- Diagnosis of innovation profile;
- Technology and competitive watch;
- Business process reengineering;
- Project management and development;
- Product design and development;
- Benchmarking;
- Marketing of innovation;
- Total quality management;
- Creative tools;
- Value analysis.

For each study, the review sets out:

- Title;
- Contractors (Authors);
- Focus;
- Main findings;
- Contact for further information.

The studies are:

- The European handbook of management consultancy;
- Innovation management tools: A review of selected methodologies;
- Innovation management techniques in operation: Building competitive skills in SMEs;
- Transnational innovation pilot programme in SMEs - TIPPS;
- Methodological guidelines in technology management toolkit (TEMAGUIDE);
- L'innovation - practiques et modes operatoires;
- Design engineering tools and techniques - DENTOT;
- Integrating design into R&D;
- Technology strategy consulting services for SMEs - Evaluation report;
- SIMTI - Swedish implementation and integration of management of technologies and techniques for innovation.

Details of the specific activity under the INNOVATION Programme, from which these studies derive, are at:

URL: http://cordis.europa.eu/imt/

Source: European Commission, Directorate-General XIII

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